Recalling a memory more often makes the memory less accurate.That’s because instead of remembering the actual memory, you’re recalling the memory of the last time you remembered it and any mistakes that might have been introduced there.
Walking through a doorway can cause memory lapses. That is why sometimes when we walk into another room, we often forget why we even came there.
Time, spatial, and memory distortions are common in police officers after shootings. One officer described a memory of “beer cans” floating past his face, with the word “Federal” printed on the bottom. They were the shell casings from the officer firing next to him.
After suffering from two severe car accidents, a woman named Michelle Philpots completely lost her ability to create new memories, causing her to wake up every day thinking it’s 1994.
Tetris Syndrome is when you play a game too long and you start to dream about it, and hallucinate about it on the edges of your vision.
Every time you recall a memory, you’re remembering the last time you remembered it. The memory gets distorted even more each time.
A 61yr. old U.S. Navy vet Michael Boatwright was found unconscious in a motel room. When he woke up he only spoke Swedish instead of his native language English. He also insisted that he was a swede named Johan Ek and threw up when he saw his own reflection, in a state of confusion.
There is a man who gained the ability to recall the weather from every day hes been alive and do complex calculations after being hit in the head with a baseball.
Bottlenose dolphins have longest memory among non-humans – they can recognize whistles of their mates after being separated for more than 20 years.
Believing your memory is good will help you have good memory